How to Manage Pests

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

About the Pear Guidelines

[UC Peer Reviewed] UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines Pear
UC ANR Publication 3455        Download PDF

To be used with UC ANR Publication 3340, Integrated Pest Management for Apples and Pears, Second Edition

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis. Guidelines Coordinator Barbara Ohlendorf; Production M. J. O'Neill.
Insects and Mites
L. G. Varela, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County
R. B. Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension Lake County
R. A. Van Steenwyk, Insect Biology, UC Berkeley
C. Ingels, UC Cooperative Extension Sacramento County
Acknowledgement for contributions to Insects and Mites
C. Pickel, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension Sutter/Yuba counties
P. W. Weddle, Weddle, Hansen & Associates
R. Hansen, Weddle, Hansen & Associates
P. Chevalier, United Ag Products, Ukiah
M. Hooper, Ag Unlimited, Lakeport
B. Knispel, Pest Control Adviser, Upper Lake
T. Lidyoff, Purity Products, Healdsburg
G. McCosker, Harvey Lyman Agservices, Walnut Grove
B. Oldham, Ag Unlimited, Ukiah
J. Sisevich, AgroTech, Kelseyville (retired)
D. Smith, Western Farm Service, Walnut Grove
B. Zoller, The Pear Doctor, Inc., Kelseyville
Diseases
R. B. Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension, Lake County
W. D. Gubler, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
J. E. Adaskaveg, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
Weeds
R. B. Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension, Lake County
J. A. Roncoroni, UC Cooperative Extension, Napa County
C. A. Ingels, UC Cooperative Extension, Sacramento County
B. Hanson, Weed Science, UC Davis
Acknowledgement for contributions to Weeds
W. T. Lanini, Weed Science/Plant Sciences, UC Davis

Crop Team
R. B. Elkins, UC Cooperative Extension, Lake County (Crop Team Leader)
L. G. Varela, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County (IPM Facilitator)
J. A. Roncoroni, UC Cooperative Extension, Napa County
Acknowledgment for contributions to the year-round IPM program development:
L. R. Wunderlich, UC Cooperative Extension, El Dorado County

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors for Bartlett pears grown in California and are intended to help you in making the best choices for an IPM program. Recommendations in this publication have not been validated for other varieties, including Asian pears. Not all registered materials or formulations are mentioned. Always check the label and with local authorities for the most up-to-date information regarding registration and restrictions on pesticide use. Check with cannery field representatives before applications are made. Check the pesticide label for the latest restricted entry intervals.


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